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Are You Being Scammed on Your Electric Bill?

John Charles | June 13, 2014
During the past decade, it has become popular for individuals, businesses, and universities to brand themselves as “green power” supporters. Some have done this by ...  read more

Report Questions Legality of Renewable Energy Certificates

John Charles | May 22, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascade Policy Institute issued a report today, questioning the legality of renewable energy certificates (RECs) and calling for the state Attorney General to investigate possible violations of the ...  read more

There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute

John Charles | May 7, 2014
Last month, Oregon’s first commercial “wave energy” project near Reedsport was officially abandoned. The lead developer, New Jersey-based Ocean Power Technologies, had been promoting a ...  read more
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Steve Buckstein interviewed about his commentary, Oregon’s Budget Transformation

| June 1, 2012
We sat down with Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Buckstein, to talk about government trying to do efficiently that which it shouldn't be doing at all. ... read more

Rural Freedom Project- Juniper Entrepreneur

| May 15, 2012
Gerard Joseph Lebreque talks with Cascade Policy Institute about his struggles with regulations on juniper and his life in rural Oregon. SEE THE VIDEO. read more

Todd Wynn testifies before the Oregon Senate on the proposed plastic bag ban

| March 9, 2011
Todd Wynn presents the Oregon Senate with information from Cascade Policy Institute and the Beacon Hill Institute on the financial and job related impacts of ... read more

Todd Hosts Bill Post Part 2 (VIDEO)

| February 28, 2011
Click here for part 1 Todd Wynn fills in for Bill Post on Feb 7th, 2011. Guests from this second hour include: John Audley from ... read more
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There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute

Last month, Oregon’s first commercial “wave energy” project near Reedsport was officially abandoned. The lead developer, New Jersey-based Ocean Power Technologies, had been promoting a ... read more

Green Data Center Bill Is Just More “Greenwashing”

By William Newell In February, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 4126. This bill would allow utilities to purchase renewable energy certificates, or RECs, to ... read more
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